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Deprecate videoinfo
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videoinfo is a partial duplicate of imageinfo, which is just a really bad idea.

the only property it currently adds is "derivatives" (listing transcoded files).

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TheDJ created this task.Apr 18 2016, 6:00 PM
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@Krinkle

21:12 #wikimedia-tech: < Krinkle> thedj: Is this still something we want to do? https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T132946

Yes, this part of imageinfo/videoinfo is still crufty. I think that @Anomie agrees, that no one is really happy with TMH extending ImageInfo and then calling that copy videoinfo. It's just that no one has proposed a better route yet, and is willing to deprecate this oft used endpoint.

And yes, i'm 10 days behind in IRC pings ;)